Modeo Confirms New York Launch This Year
Oct 26, 2006, 2:42 PM by (staff)
During an earnings call today, Crown Castle confirmed it will launch the Modeo mobile TV service in New York City before the end of the year. This confirms earlier statements made by the company. Crown Castle CEO John Kelly also stated that DVB-H handsets would be available for Cingular and T-Mobile subscribers in New York City at launch. However Kelly did not make it clear if the handsets will be offered through the carriers or if Modeo will offer them unlocked GSM phones. Neither carrier has announced a partnership with Modeo, however T-Mobile has announced it will run a trial with competitor Hiwire in Las Vegas.
NYC Adopts App-Based Parking Payments
New York City this week made it possible to pay for parking via smartphone. ParkNYC is an app that motorists can use to register their car with the NYC parking system and make payments for parking spots in midtown Manhattan.
NYC Reaches Full Cellular Coverage In All Subway Stations
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that by January 9th, all underground subway stations in New York City will have cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. The system was built and is maintained by Transit Wireless, which confirmed to Phone Scoop that this milestone includes all four major wireless carriers, at all covered stations.
T-Mobile Is Building 5G in 30 Markets This Year, Will Launch In New York City In the First Quarter of 2019
T-Mobile today provided more details concerning its forthcoming 5G network. It will be building 5G across 30 cities in the U.S.
Sprint Puts NYC, Kansas City, Phoenix On Deck for 5G Launch
Sprint today announced more markets in which it expects to offer 5G service. The company earlier said it would kick off 5G in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
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